Can Bitcoin Contribute To Non-Profit Fund Raising?

Can Bitcoin Contribute To Non-Profit Fund Raising?

There's an old saying in the nonprofit world, namely, "no margin, no mission." It speaks to the importance of having adequate funding for solving critical problems and achieving purposeful aims. 

As an alternative to legacy banking and payment systems that have been in place for eons, the digital currency Bitcoin is rapidly emerging as an effective way to capture new funding. It's rapid ascent as a option for charitable contributions is being fueled by a growing shift towards online giving and micro transactions.

The Bitcoinization of Real Estate Transactions

The Bitcoinization of Real Estate Transactions

The book I've been reading entitled Digital Gold: Bitcoin and the Inside Story of the Misfits and Millionaires Trying To Reinvent Money has elicited some interesting comments from people I've randomly crossed paths with of late. Most recently a couple of real estate agents, after noticing it on a public table I happened to be sitting at, revealed to me that they'd received offers from buyers wanting to purchase their new home in bitcoin. Sadly, in both cases, the agents said they declined in large part because of their lack of understanding of how bitcoin works. 

NBA Kings Make a Bit of a Splash

NBA Kings Make a Bit of a Splash

Let me take you back to August 16, 2010. That was the date I moved from Sacramento, California to Denver after nearly six years in the Golden State. SacTown, as it is affectionately called was struggling mightily on the heels of the 2008 recession, gasping for air trying to gain its footing. The Mile High City on the other hand was on a rapid climb leading to its current status as one of America's fastest growing cities.